Kapoe District


Amphoe location in Ranong Province
Coordinates: 9°35′7″N 98°35′46″E / 9.58528°N 98.59611°E / 9.58528; 98.59611Coordinates: 9°35′7″N 98°35′46″E / 9.58528°N 98.59611°E / 9.58528; 98.59611
Country  Thailand
Province Ranong
  Total 657.688 km2 (253.935 sq mi)
Population (2005)
  Total 19,193
  Density 29.2/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zone THA (UTC+7)
Postal code 85120
Geocode 8503

Kapoe (Thai: กะเปอร์) is a district (Amphoe) of Ranong Province, southern Thailand.


Neighboring districts are (from the north clockwise) Mueang Ranong of Ranong Province, Phato of Chumphon Province, Chaiya, Tha Chang and Ban Ta Khun of Surat Thani Province, and Suk Samran of Ranong again. To the west is the Andaman Sea.

The southeastern part of the district is part of the Khlong Nakha Wildlife Sanctuary. The mangrove forests in the estuary of the Kapoe River are part of the Ranong Biosphere Reserve.


The district is subdivided into 5 subdistricts (tambon), which are further subdivided into 34 villages (muban). Kapoe itself is a township (thesaban tambon) and covers parts of the tambon Kapoe. There are 4 Tambon administrative organizations (TAO) responsible for the non-municipal area.

No. Name Thai Villages Inh.
1.Muang Kluangม่วงกลวง43,301
3.Chiao Liangเชี่ยวเหลียง71,912
4.Ban Naบ้านนา83,000
5.Bang Hinบางหิน54,148
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